Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Turner Anderson1
Replacing the Blade on a Snapper Lawn Mower
Watch our video on how to replace the blade on a Snapper lawn mower.
Keep your mower blades sharp to give your lawn a cleaner cut and to keep your lawn healthy. This video shows you how to safely remove and install a Snapper mower blade.
Recommended Tools: Socket wrench/torque wrench, safety gloves, blade lock tool or block of wood.
Disconnect the spark plug
Tip the mower on it’s side, be sure the air filter and carburetor are facing up
Clamp the blade lock tool to the side of the mower deck, this will prevent the blade from rotating during removal
Loosen the blade bolt with a socket wrench, then remove the the bolt and the washer, before removing the blade take notice to how they are positioned, then remove the blade.
Insert the blade bolt into the new blade and attach it back onto the blade adapter
Once the bolt is threaded, tighten it with the socket wrench, or preferably a torque wrench (see owner’s manual for suggested amount of torque), once tightened, remove the blade lock device
Jack’s Safety Tips: Before servicing or repairing any power equipment, disconnect the spark plug and battery cables. Remember to wear appropriate safety glasses and gloves to protect against harmful chemicals and debris. View our Disclaimer.
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